The convoy of UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was attacked in Balapitiya this evening, party sources said.
Wickremesinghe had gone to visit the families of the fishermen killed during the storm over the weekend when it came under attack.
Angry family members of the victims attacked the convoy and damaged some of the vehicles. The UNP leader was unhurt.
The UNP blamed government sponsored thugs for the attack. (Colombo Gazette)